Lance Armstrong stripped of titles, banned for life from cycling
NBC News, AP: US cyclist Lance Armstrong banned for life, stripped of 7 Tour de France titles by world cycling body following doping report 
Speaking from Geneva, International Cycling Union President Pat McQuaid confirmed to a news conference that UCI had decided to uphold USADA’S decision to strip Armstrong of his Tour titles.
"Lance Armstrong has no place in cycling," McQuaid said.
Photo: Lance Armstrong, founder of the LIVESTRONG foundation, takes part in a special session regarding cancer in the developing world during the Clinton Global Initiative in New York in this September 22, 2010 file photograph (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/Files)

Lance Armstrong stripped of titles, banned for life from cycling

NBC News, AP: US cyclist Lance Armstrong banned for life, stripped of 7 Tour de France titles by world cycling body following doping report

Speaking from Geneva, International Cycling Union President Pat McQuaid confirmed to a news conference that UCI had decided to uphold USADA’S decision to strip Armstrong of his Tour titles.

"Lance Armstrong has no place in cycling," McQuaid said.

Photo: Lance Armstrong, founder of the LIVESTRONG foundation, takes part in a special session regarding cancer in the developing world during the Clinton Global Initiative in New York in this September 22, 2010 file photograph (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/Files)

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  1. nineteennooblr reblogged this from lesouljournsdesha and added:
    This is a pretty great in-the-moment photo. But what a sordid mess this is. How can any sport be so tainted with drug...
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  6. f47boy reblogged this from breakingnews and added:
    A sad day in sport.
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  8. pedal-round-the-potholes reblogged this from hm7 and added:
    I’ve lost a hero,
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  12. jmuehleisen reblogged this from breakingnews and added:
    Cheaters never win…?
  13. the-flagless-empire reblogged this from tuckfheman and added:
    I don’t see the issue regarding roids and stuff. Just put users in their own league. nuff said.
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  19. castielitolindo reblogged this from superpsyguy and added:
    Omg
  20. eleniwriting reblogged this from rougesalvatore and added:
    You’re still a hero and inspiration to me, Lance.
  21. youdrankmygingerale reblogged this from the-wolfbats and added:
    Fuuuuck this bullshit
  22. lorryrule reblogged this from breakingnews and added:
    What a sad sad day for sports :(
  23. rougesalvatore reblogged this from breakingnews and added:
    WHYYYYYY?!!!!!!?!?!?!?
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  28. thetalkingcan reblogged this from breakingnews and added:
    Not gonna lie, I am glad about this. Fame build on cheating should be looked down on. Just like “Juicing” in baseball!
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  30. ponomo reblogged this from breakingnews and added:
    What a bum…..loser!!!!!!! 👎👎👎👎
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  36. flufflogic reblogged this from breakingnews and added:
    OUCH.
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